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The new year is upon us. How many have made any vehicle rescue resolutions?

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I got a chance to have a phone conversation with a fellow rescue instructor and he was telling me about a vehicle rescue class that he took as a student.  Getting the chance to do that every so often helps improve instructors by getting to see new and different approaches to extrication.  While not wishing to […]

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OK, here’s a $64,000.00 question for all the rescue folks out there – and it doesn’t matter what type of rescue (vehicle, rope, c-space, etc.)… What should be considered the correct term when we refer to a rescue operation?  Should it be called a patient-oriented rescue or patient-focused rescue? When you read the dictionary there is […]

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Last evening I was glancing through some old pictures on my computer when I found this one that was sent to me several years ago. The particulars of this accident are not important however I am sure that most rescuers will look at this picture and have several concerns that are somewhat obvious… This picture […]

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  Paul Hasenmeier over at First Due Tackle and I have been sharing some information back and forth on the Blue Bird propane powered school buses. Since my schedule has been a little crazy, Paul did an article based off the Q&A I had with Roush engineering folks.  Paul also has a bunch of other […]

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